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The lower one speaks the closer a woman listens.
Marcel Achard
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By theme: Women  

A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Men   Relations   Women  

Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Behavior   Relations   Society  

The man who can make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow on the spot where only one grew before, world deserve better of mankind and render more essential service to the country than the whole race of politicians put together.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme: Society  

The reason why lovers and their mistresses never tire of being together is that they are always talking of themselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love  

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and education must finish him.
John Locke
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By theme: Education  

Speech is the mirror of the mind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Fashion   Person  

When there is love, you can live even without happiness.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme: Happiness   Love  

To enter into your own mind you need to be armed to the teeth.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Education   Knowledge   Psychology  

There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Philosophy   Truth  

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Conscience  

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Happiness  

Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Creativity   Life  

The most universal quality is diversity.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

A man forgets his good luck next day, but remembers his bad luck until next year.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Psychology  

Almost always the most indigent are the most generous.
Stanislaus Leszczynski
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By theme: Behavior   Creativity  

Our worries always come from our weaknesses.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Life   Psychology  

The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise.
Isaac Asimov
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By theme: Stupidity   Wisdom  

Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Evil   Unhappiness